Male at Chinyamwezi Island
A male of Tyrannochromis nigriventer at Chinyamwezi Island, Lake Malawi [Malawi].Photo by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas. (06-Nov-2008). determiner Ad Konings

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Haplochromini

Genus
Tyrannochromis

Status
valid


Curator

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Last updated on:
16-Nov-2011

Tyrannochromis nigriventer Eccles, 1989


Original description as Tyrannochromis nigriventer:

ZooBank:BF47DF2E-8543-4A8F-A657-0739AC8DD1EA.

  • Eccles, David H. & E. Trewavas. 1989. "Tyrannochromis nigriventer". Malawian Cichlid Fishes - The classification of some Haplochromine genera. pp. 101-103 (crc03475)

Conservation: Tyrannochromis nigriventer is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (LC) least concern (2018). Since Tyrannochromis nigriventer inhabits the rocky reefs it is not vulnerable to over-fishing by local fishermen and is currently not threatened in its existence.

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